United States Initial Jobless Claims Data | Chart | Calendar
BUZ INVESTORS US weekly jobless claims The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased by 10 thousand to 244 thousand in the week ended April 15th 2017 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 234 thousand and above market expectations of 242 thousand.
Claims have now been below 300,000 for 111 straight weeks, the longest such stretch since 1970.
The 4-week moving average was 243,000, a decrease of 4,250 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 247,250.
US weekly jobless claims